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Sarah Butler / Guardian:
Amazon starts UK fresh food delivery   —  Amazon Fresh intends to offer extensive choice, low prices and fast delivery to an initial 69 postcodes in London  —  Amazon is stepping up its battle against British supermarkets with the launch of fresh food deliveries on Thursday.
Jun 9, 2016, 4:05 AMIn context
Danny Yadron / Guardian:
Sources: Facebook planning to introduce optional end-to-end encryption mode to Messenger app   —  The move illustrates how technology companies are doubling down on secure messaging while not wanting to get in the way of their other business objectives  —  Facebook users this summer …
May 31, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Alex Hern / Guardian:
Google takes right to be forgotten battle to France's highest court   —  Company is appealing against decision by French data protection authority to apply search-results ruling to all its domains  —  Google is appealing to France's highest court over a legal ruling that could require …
May 19, 2016, 8:50 AMIn context
Shaun Walker / Guardian:
Russian FindFace app compares photos to profile pictures on social network Vkontakte and works out identities with 70% reliability   —  FindFace compares photos to profile pictures on social network Vkontakte and works out identities with 70% reliability  —  If the founders of a new face recognition app …
May 17, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Rahul Bhatia / Guardian:
How Facebook, oblivious to India's concerns, used heavy-handed tactics and failed with Free Basics   —  ntil Mark Zuckerberg arrived in a bright orange helicopter in October 2014, Chandauli had never seen a celebrity visitor.  One of 44,795 villages in the state of Rajasthan …
May 14, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context
Sam Thielman / Guardian:
Leaked documents show human intervention at almost every stage of Facebook's news operation   —  Exclusive: Leaked internal guidelines show human intervention at almost every stage of its news operation, akin to a traditional media organization  —  Leaked documents show how Facebook …
May 12, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Will Freeman / Guardian:
Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell plans to revive “fundamental game design” of arcades in mobile games   —  Atari co-founder: mobile games make me want to throw my phone  —  Video games pioneer Nolan Bushnell is planning to revive the ‘hardcore fundamental game design’ of arcades to make mobile titles worth playing
May 2, 2016, 12:20 AMIn context
Sam Knight / Guardian:
How Uber built its business in London from 5,000 to 1.7M active riders in three years   —  How Uber conquered London  —  To understand how the $60bn company is taking over the world, you need to stop thinking about cars  —  very week in London, 30,000 people download Uber to their phones and order a car for the first time.
May 1, 2016, 9:40 AMIn context
Guardian:
Guardian analysis of 70M comments since 2006 finds that of the top 10 most abused writers, eight are women, two are black men   —  The dark side of Guardian comments  —  Hear from three of those writers, explore the data and help us host better conversations online
Apr 13, 2016, 9:00 AMIn context
Danny Yadron / Guardian:
Spurred on by Apple/FBI standoff, Facebook, Google, Snapchat plan to increase encryption of user data; WhatsApp plans to add encrypted voice calls within weeks   —  Facebook, Google and WhatsApp plan to increase encryption of user data  —  Spurred on by Apple's battles against the FBI …
Mar 14, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context

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